Limited Brands wins Federal Circuit reversal in patent infringement appeal relating to candle tins
Clients Limited Brands, Inc., Bath & Body Works, Inc., Henri Bendel, Inc.
Jones Day defended the Limited Defendants against allegations of patent infringement and unfair competition relating to candle tins. The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an adverse patent-infringement judgment of nearly $3 million finding the asserted patent claims invalid and not infringed. Ball Aerosol And Specialty Container, Inc. v. Limited Brands, Inc. et al., 555 F.3d 984 (Fed. Cir. 2009).
Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. v. Limited Brands, Inc., Bath & Body Works, Inc., Henri Bendel, Inc., Bath & Body Works, Inc. d/b/a The White Barn Candle Co., Case Nos. 05-cv-3864 and 06-cv-794 (N.D. Ill.), 2008-1333 (Fed. Cir.)